Mercedes board for Garrett McNamara (6)

The new Mercedes-Benz surfboard designed to be used to ride the biggest waves in the world in Nazaré, Portugal.

The Mercedes-Benz surfboard made entirely of Portuguese cork, delivered to Hawaiian big-wave surfer Garrett McNamara.



Mercedes board for Garrett McNamara (5)

Mercedes board for Garrett McNamara (2)

McNamara, said: ‘Since Portugal is the world’s largest cork producer, it makes perfect sense to use this material to make high-performance surfboards for surfing in Nazaré. When we surf big waves, we need a flexible board, although resistant enough not to break.

Mercedes board for Garrett McNamara (4)



Mercedes board for Garrett McNamara (3)

Mercedes board for Garrett McNamara (1)

via designboom